Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of this week the team from the Great Exchange in Georgia spent the early morning at prayer breakfasts at the Capelle (Monday) and Hosanna Gemeinde's (Thursday and Friday). We all felt very moved by Gods presence in these meetings. After they were concluded, we went to the Universitätsplatz where we setup our information tables and did surveys from roughly 10am until 4pm each day. We prayed really hard that the forecasted rain would hold off on and for the most part it did. Tuesday we left early because the rain made things miserable but we had great weather Monday, Thursday and Friday.
The team brought several hundred copies of the book, "More than a Carpenter" by Josh McDowell. By the end of the week we had given them all out so please pray the books will yield great fruit amongst the students that read them. On Monday we completed 72 surveys and only 9 said they believed Jesus to be the son of God and that because of the grace He pours out they will go to Heaven. Not because they were good people but only because of Christ. On Thursday, 58 surveys were completed and we talked to only five believers. We don't know yet the counts for Friday (although we do know more surveys were completed than on any other day) but when we have the percentages we'll report them here. Overall it was a blessed week with over 300 conversations with students about Christ. Please pray the Holy Spirit will continue to work in each life.
Thursday night we attended the Campus Crusade church service at the Hosanna gemeinde. The sermon that night was excellent and we were able to share with the students about the Great Exchange and encourage them to come and take part the next day. On Friday we had over a dozen students and church members from our partner churches and Campus come and do surveys with us and we were very happy about that.
Here are some pictures of our church services on Sunday, prayer breakfasts through the week and discussions with students.